- Tentative deal in legal fight over Chicago nanny's photos Updated: May-03-16 4:37 pm
CHICAGO - A legal fight over copyrights to photos from the 1950s onward shot by a Chicago nanny who was the subject of an Oscar-nominated documentary appears near a resolution.
- Official Whitney Houston doc in the works from Oscar-winner Updated: Apr-28-16 8:06 pm
LOS ANGELES - An official Whitney Houston documentary is in the works from Oscar-winning filmmaker Kevin Macdonald. It will be the first to be authorized by the late pop superstar's estate since her death in 2012 at age 48. Altitude Film Entertainment announced the project on Thursday.
- 'The Mine Wars' film being shown at May Day event Sunday Updated: Apr-28-16 4:15 am
MATEWAN, West Virginia - The West Virginia Mine Wars Museum is offering a screening of a new documentary for public television about miners in southern West Virginia and their fight for civil liberties.
- 'Be Here Now' film follows 'Spartacus' star's cancer fight Updated: Apr-27-16 11:03 am
NEW YORK - Andy Whitfield found himself on the fast track in Hollywood in 2010, thanks to a starring role in the Starz series "Spartacus: Blood and Sand." Then he was diagnosed with cancer.
- Fight of his life: Larry Holmes battles deadliest opponent Updated: Apr-25-16 2:18 pm
BETHLEHEM, Pennsylvania - The call from the doctor's office changed everything.
- Met curator Andrew Bolton, quiet defender of fashion as art Updated: Apr-25-16 11:38 am
NEW YORK - The opening seconds of the trailer for "The First Monday in May," the new documentary about the dizzyingly star-studded Met Gala, show pop star Rihanna tossing her fashionable head in slo-mo as the red-carpet cameras click furiously. Suitably, she sports a glistening tiara.
- Michael Moore watches latest documentary in West Virginia Updated: Apr-24-16 6:08 pm
SOUTH CHARLESTON, West Virginia - Filmmaker Michael Moore showed up at the West Virginia International Film Festival to watch his latest documentary, "Where to Invade Next."
- Filmmaker documenting life of South Dakota rodeo legend Updated: Apr-24-16 9:05 am
FORT PIERRE, South Dakota - An independent filmmaker producing a documentary about rodeo legend and Fort Pierre native Casey Tibbs says he's close to wrapping up the film.
- Winners announced in 2016 MAPB contest Updated: Apr-23-16 10:31 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - Winners of the Mississippi Associated Press Broadcasters contest were announced April 23 in Jackson, Mississippi. The MAPB awards recognize outstanding performance in broadcast journalism. The MAPB college competition recognizes outstanding performance in college broadcast journalism.
- Winners announced in 2015 Illinois AP Broadcasters contest Updated: Apr-23-16 9:05 pm
CHICAGO - Winners of the Illinois Associated Press Broadcasters Association contest were announced Saturday in Springfield.
- Virginas broadcast winners list Updated: Apr-23-16 4:22 pm
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Virginia - Winners have been announced in the Virginias Associated Press Broadcasters 2016 contest.
- Human face of mass incarceration gets close-up at Tribeca Updated: Apr-22-16 3:44 pm
NEW YORK - At a time when criminal justice reform has gained national attention and bipartisan support from even the leading candidates for president, a handful of documentaries at the Tribeca Film Festival are giving a close-up to the human cost of mass incarceration.
- Demetri Martin, police militarization doc win at Tribeca Updated: Apr-21-16 6:06 pm
NEW YORK - Demetri Martin's feature film debut "Dean," the police militarization documentary "Do Not Resist" and the Palestinian hip-hop drama "Junction 48" took top honors at the 15th Tribeca Film Festival.
- Flood of tributes for Queen Elizabeth on her 90th birthday Updated: Apr-21-16 3:07 pm
WINDSOR, England - Fate unexpectedly made her queen. Duty and endurance have made her an institution and an icon.
- Documentary turns Disney-loving autistic man into a star Updated: Apr-21-16 2:44 pm
NEW YORK - Owen Suskind had largely retreated into silence in the years after his autism began to manifest, around age 3. Three painfully mute years later, and after countless rapt hours spent watching Disney animated movies, a word broke through.
- New York hospital reaches $2.2M settlement over TV filming Updated: Apr-21-16 2:05 pm
ALBANY, New York - Federal authorities have reached a $2.2 million settlement with a New York City hospital over filming by a television documentary crew that disclosed two patients' health information without their authorization.
- Tribeca doc 'The Last Laugh' surveys humor and the Holocaust Updated: Apr-19-16 3:04 pm
NEW YORK - "Do you have a Holocaust joke?"
- FBI addiction documentary to be screened at Illinois school Updated: Apr-19-16 6:41 am
CHICAGO - A documentary about drug addiction made for schools by the FBI and the Drug Enforcement Administration is being screened in suburban Chicago.
- Serena, Gruden campaign for youth sports funding Updated: Apr-15-16 8:48 pm
NEW YORK - Serena Williams knows firsthand the dangers of underfinanced youth sports across the nation.
- Market Basket film to premiere at Boston film festival Updated: Apr-15-16 1:06 am
BOSTON - A documentary film about the family feud that embroiled the Market Basket supermarket chain is set to premiere at the Boston International Film Festival.
- Documentary explores healing journeys after Newtown shooting Updated: Apr-15-16 12:28 am
HARTFORD, Connecticut - Tain Gregory lost a friend in the December 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary school. Jimmy Greene lost a daughter.
- Montana bear expert, advocate Chuck Jonkel dies at 85 Updated: Apr-14-16 8:02 pm
MISSOULA, Montana - Pioneering bear researcher and advocate Charles "Chuck" Jonkel died of natural causes at a Montana nursing home, his son Jamie Jonkel said.
- Jon Stewart-produced film gives close-up to Syrian refugees Updated: Apr-14-16 3:16 pm
NEW YORK - Before the Syrian refugee crisis spilled across Europe, first-time feature filmmakers Ellen Martinez and Steph Ching were in Jordan's Zaatari Refugee Camp with their cameras.
- Following vaccine controversy, Tribeca rolls out red carpet Updated: Apr-14-16 3:45 am
NEW YORK - The 15th annual Tribeca Film Festival kicked off fashionably with the premiere of Andrew Rossi's "The First Monday in May," a behind-the-scenes documentary about the mounting of an ambitious fashion exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the museum's annual star-studded Met Gala.
- Associated Press, Guardian among top Headliner Award winners Updated: Apr-13-16 2:02 am
ATLANTIC CITY, New Jersey - The Associated Press, The Guardian US, Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting and Pittsburgh's WTAE-TV have won top honors as "best of show" winners in the 82nd National Headliner Awards.